Category Archives: Television

Compilations of Marvel, Star Wars & Disney References From The Simpsons

Three animated compilations featuring many of the Marvel, Star Wars and Disney references made during thirty seasons of The Simpsons were put together as a fun way to promote the fact that the animated series is exclusively streaming in its entirety on the Disney+ channel.

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Artist Jordan Monsell Hides 60 Ghosts In This Art Piece, Can You Name Them All?

Beetlejuice, Casper, Slimer and Hatbox Ghost. The public just can’t get enough of these floating apparitions that haunt our comic books, television shows, movie screen and novels. Here is the latest easter egg art piece by Jordan Monsell that pays homage to pop culture poltergeists. There are 66 of them to spot and name.

In the past, Monsell has created elaborate Stephen King and Twilight Zone pieces.

You can purchase an 18″ x 24″ “Ghosts In The Graveyard” print for $30 on his Etsy store HERE!

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Watch The Lamp Life Trailer 

Pixar has released a trailer for the upcoming Disney+ Original Short, Lamp Life, which is coming to Disney+ on Friday January 31st. 

Bo Peep makes a big comeback in Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 and she leads the way in the all-new animated short film, finally answering the questions about where Bo was since we last we saw her in Toy Story 2.

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Watch The Trailer For AMC’s Dispatches From Elsewhere

AMC has released the official trailer from Jason Segel’s upcoming original anthology series Dispatches from Elsewhere, created by and starring Segel. 

Starring alongside Segel are Academy and Emmy Award-winner Sally Field, Academy Award-nominee Richard E. Grant, multi-GRAMMY Award-winner André Benjamin and rising star Eve Lindley. Dispatches From Elsewhere will debut with a two-night premiere event on Sunday, March 1 and Monday, March 2 on AMC. 

The ten-hour series is centered around four ordinary people who feel there’s something missing in their lives, but they can’t quite put their finger on what it is. This diverse foursome is brought together by chance – or perhaps it’s by design – when they stumble onto a puzzle hiding just behind the veil of everyday life. As they begin to accept the mysterious ‘Dispatches from Elsewhere’ challenges, they come to find that the mystery winds deeper than they imagined, and their eyes are opened to a world of possibility and magic.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Returns With New Episodes On Disney+ Premiering February 21

Today Disney+ shared the trailer for the new season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

One of the most critically-acclaimed entries in the Star Wars saga will be returning for its epic conclusion with twelve all-new episodes on Disney+ beginning Friday, February 21. 

From Dave Filoni, director and executive producer of “The Mandalorian,” the new Clone Wars episodes will continue the storylines introduced in the original series, exploring the events leading up to Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.

Created by George Lucas, with Dave Filoni as Executive Producer/Supervising Director, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” stars Matt Lanter as “Anakin Skywalker,” Ashley Eckstein as “Ahsoka Tano,” Dee Bradley Baker as “Captain Rex” and the clone troopers, James Arnold Taylor as “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” Katee Sackhoff as “Bo-Katan,” and Sam Witwer as “Maul.”

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Watch The Locke & Key Featurette: From Comic To Screen

Netflix has released the first featurette for the long-awaited series adaptation of Locke & Key, highlighting the graphic novels’ journey from comic to screen and how the series thought of a different way to adapt the iconic head key from the source material. Based on Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s fantasy horror graphic novel of the same name, the series will be making its debut on February 7.

In Locke & Key, after their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father’s death. As the Locke children explore the different keys and their unique powers, a mysterious demon awakens — and will stop at nothing to steal them. From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Meredith Averill (The Haunting of Hill House), the series is a coming-of-age mystery about love, loss, and the unshakable bonds that define family.

The series will star Connor Jessup (American Crime) as Tyler Locke, Emilia Jones (Utopia) as Kinsey Locke, Jackson Robert Scott (It) as Bode Locke, Sherri Saum (How to Get Away with Murder) as Ellie Whedon, Darby Stanchfield (Scandal) as Nina Locke, Griffin Gluck as Gabe, Laysla De Oliveira as Dodge, Petrice Jones as Scot, Thomas Mitchell Barnet as Sam Lesser, Steven Williams as Joe Ridgeway, Kevin Alves as Javi and Asha Bromfield as Zadie.

Gabriel Rodriguez & Joe Hill

The IDW Publishing Locke & Key comic book franchise, co-created by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, has garnered both awards and acclaim during its ten-year run. It has been translated into dozens of languages across the globe and has sold millions of copies worldwide.

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Watch The Spenser Confidential Trailer

When two Boston Police officers are murdered, ex-cop Spenser (Mark Wahlberg) teams up with his no-nonsense roommate, Hawk (Winston Duke), to take down criminals in this action-comedy. 

Spenser (Mark Wahlberg) — an ex-cop better known for making trouble than solving it — just got out of prison and is leaving Boston for good. But first he gets roped into helping his old boxing coach and mentor, Henry (Alan Arkin), with a promising amateur. That’s Hawk (Winston Duke), a brash, no-nonsense MMA fighter convinced he’ll be a tougher opponent than Spenser ever was. When two of Spenser’s former colleagues turn up murdered, he recruits Hawk and his foul-mouthed ex-girlfriend, Cissy (Iliza Shlesinger), to help him investigate and bring the culprits to justice. 

From director Peter Berg, Spenser Confidential is an action-comedy co-starring Bokeem Woodbine, Marc Maron, and Post Malone. Inspired by Robert B. Parker’s Wonderland, a best-selling novel by Ace Atkins. 

Watch Spenser Confidential on Netflix: March 6, 2020.

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Amazing Stories To Premiere On Apple TV+ On March 6, 2020

Apple has announced that Amazing Stories, a sci-fi anthology series executive produced by Steven Spielberg, is set to premiere on Friday, March 6, 2020. 

Amazing Stories, which is a reimagining of the original 1980s series, was one of the first shows that Apple picked up for ‌Apple TV‌+. 

The show will focus on a new topic each episode, similar to “Black Mirror” and “Twilight Zone.” Apple says that each episode of the series will “transport the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers.” 

Stars in Amazing Stories include Dylan O’Brien (“Maze Runner,” “Teen Wolf”), Victoria Pedretti (“You”), Josh Holloway (“Lost,” “Yellowstone”), Sasha Alexander (“Rizzoli & Isles,” “Shameless”) and Robert Forster (“Twin Peaks”). 

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Quentin Tarantino Will Write And Direct All 5 Episodes of Bounty Law Series

Quentin Tarantino is planning a five episode spinoff of fictional TV series Bounty Law, as featured in the Academy Award-nominated Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

“As far as the ‘Bounty Law’ shows, I want to do that, but it will take me a year and a half,” Tarantino said, ”I ended up writing five half-hour episodes. So I’ll do them, and I will direct all of them.”

The fictional series follows Jake Cahill as he wonders the old west looking for bounties to collect. In Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, the show marks one of the high points in the career of actor Rick Dalton (played by Leonard DiCaprio) before his gradual descent into mediocrity.

“It got an introduction from ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,’ but I don’t really consider it part of that movie even though it is,” Tarantino said. “This is not about Rick Dalton playing Jake Cahill. It’s about Jake Cahill. Where all this came from was, I ended up watching a bunch of ‘Wanted, Dead or Alive‘, and ‘The Rifleman,’ and ‘Tales of Wells Fargo,’ these half-hour shows to get in the mindset of ‘Bounty Law,’ the kind of show Rick was on. I’d liked them before, but I got really into them. The concept of telling a dramatic story in half an hour. You watch and think, wow, there’s a helluva lot of storytelling going on in 22 minutes. I thought, I wonder if I can do that?”

No official word on Leonardo DiCaprio’s involvement, or Brad Pitt for that matter, though you’d have to assume they’d be game to reprise their role as Rick Dalton and stuntman Cliff Booth, respectively.

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Disney+ Orders Season Two of “The World According to Jeff Goldblum”

Disney+ announced today that its breakout hit series “The World According to Jeff Goldblum” will return for a second season on the streaming service. Produced by Nutopia, “The World According to Jeff Goldblum” is the service’s first original series from National Geographic and will conclude its freshman season on Friday, January 24.

After premiering on November 12, subscribers have followed host and executive producer Jeff Goldblum across the country as he unravels the fascinating truths behind familiar objects we all know and love. The first season explored a spectrum of topics from ice cream and sneakers to denim and RVs. In the 10-episode second season, Jeff will bring viewers on an entertaining and insightful ride around the world as he unearths a new batch of everyday objects.

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